SATURDAY: Waste not, want not (BOSTON.com)

To reduce waste, guests are asked to bring their own coffee mug to tonight’s fund-raiser. It makes sense since “The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival” is all about getting involved in environmental issues. Hosted by “e” inc., an environmental science and community action program for kids, the festival of documentaries and film shorts is emceed by WCVB-TV Channel 5 news anchor David Brown. Films from all over the world include “Homegrown Revolution” about the Dervaes family, right, that harvests almost three tons of organic food from their small garden.

5 p.m. $30 (includes cocktail reception, films, light supper, dessert, silent auction). Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkeley St., Boston. 617-227-1522. e-action.us



  1. Ms.Rizo Saverio says:

    I love what you’re doing. I’m from Northeast Brazil (Recife)
    and we always had lots of fruits and vegetables in the back yard, as well as flowering plants in the front yard. There were (unfortunately for food also) chickens, turkeys, river crabs… Everything was fresh and it tasted so delicious. I hope to learn more from your methods so that when I’m able to get some place to settle, I’ll be independent. Last 2 Summers I grew some watermelon, tomatoes, corn, zucchini… It was heavenly!
    Recently, I’m not having much luck w/ the banana, fig, grapefruit and pomegranate trees.
    You’re an inspiration!

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